Fiona Pender was last seen alive in Tullamore where she lived almost 20 years ago.

Gardaí are preparing to start a “significant” search for missing Co Offaly woman Fiona Pender. The search is due to begin tomorrow in the midlands and(...)

300 tonnes of cocaine have been seized. Some of the haul was destined for the Irish Christmas market and was found in a shipment of bananas that had originated in Colombia. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Gardaí and the authorities in Britain have tracked a ship carrying 300kg of cocaine worth €55 million and seized the drugs.Some of the haul was destin(...)

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan at the passing-out ceremony for 62 members of the Garda Reserve at the Garda College in Templemore. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times 2:00

The Garda Reserve is on course to achieve its target strength next year, some 10 years after the part-time unpaid element of the force was established(...)

 Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan lends her cap to eight-year-old Eva Counihan, whose mother Leonora Power was one of 62 new members of the Garda Reserve graduating at the Garda College Templemore. Photograph: Alan Betson

It seems like a lifetime ago now, but 2005 was a difficult year for policing in the Republic.The first reports of the Morris tribunal into Garda corru(...)

New Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan at Garda headquarters in the Phoenix Park on Tuesday. She said she was determined to lead a “hurting” force out of “a huge roller-coaster of uncertainty”. Photograph: Alan Betson

Newly appointed Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan has said criticisms levelled at the force during the recent “unprecedented time” would act as a (...)

 Noirin O’Sullivan, newly appointed Garda Commissioner giving a press conference at Garda Headquarters in the Phoenix Park. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times 2:02

The appointment of a Garda Commissioner is usually an unremarkable affair. One middle-aged man slips out of a navy blue uniform into another of the sa(...)

 Broadcaster Miriam O’Callaghan, Tom Meagher, Advocate White Ribbon Ireland, and Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan at the launch in Dublin on Tuesday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The Garda is to roll out new victim support centres across the State as part of a major drive to improve its treatment of those impacted by violent cr(...)

White Ribbon Day Calls for an end the men’s violence against women in Ireland. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The organisers of the high profile launch in Ireland of White Ribbon Day have been forced to retract their claims for the number of rapes recorded (...)

The Government has appointed Noirin O’Sullivan as the new Garda Commissioner. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins 2:02

The Government has appointed Nóirin O’Sullivan as the new Garda Commissioner.A former deputy commissioner of the force, she had been serving as interi(...)

Interim Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan, who has made the final shortlist of three, is due to be interviewed on Monday for the post. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The identity of the new Garda commissioner will be known in the next 10 days, with the final interviews for the post being held this week.Interim Gar(...)